56 k modem

chris chevhq at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 06:52:04 UTC 2010


On Tue, 2010-08-17 at 01:35 -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-08-17 at 13:35 +1200, chris wrote:
> > Terminating on signal 15
> 
> I just googled on it and there are a bunch of hits regarding this
> problem. You might sort through the results of a search to see what may
> benefit you. It seems that redial will not happen on this error, though,
> so that answers that. 
> 
> Finding the problem will be fun. First, just hit the shift key during
> boot and select the other kernel. See if the problem persists.
> 
> I finally had to throttle my modem down to 28.8, in the init string, as
> I would get dropped due to poor phone line quality from living out in
> the toolies. It's been a long while since I had to deal with modem init
> strings, and I'm doing my best to forget all I knew! But, they can be
> crucial. I'd google around for the best init string you can find for
> your modem. That would definitely be a place to start troubleshooting,
> if the boot to the older kernel doesn't get you running.  :) Ric
> 
> 
> 

Good point.  Haven't had to do that for years.  Up to now it has just
worked!

-- 
Cheers the kiwi





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